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more term. thank you, california, forgetting out there and voting today. we really made a big difference. >> wow. well, the street with packed obama supporters is starting to wind down. >> vic vic lee is live with that story. hi, vic. >> we could hear the crowds cheering wildly at a couple bars near us when president obama spoke. but the street party, the organized street party here in the castro ended a little while ago. at one point there were a thousand people that police cordoned off between 18th and market. and now the party probably would have lasted longer, but the tallies, the vote tallies came so quickly. when the networks announced president obama had won drivers started honking their horns as they passed us here on mark -- market and the crowd at the twin peaks bar that was an institution cheered wildly. they spilled out in the street. it was an exuberant crowd. they were very popular in the castro because of the open support of marriage equality. there were other issues, the lgbt community was monitoring very closely tonight four states, maine, maryland, wisconsin
california tonight where the fbi arrested 3 men and fourth in afghanistan that officials say were planning all of them to commit violent jihad on u.s. soil. 34-year-old natural citizen from afghanistan is accused of recruiting 3 younger men living in los angeles, san bernardino and riverside counties down south. fbi files indicate the 4 were planning to unite at al qaeda training camp with the intent of returning to the u.s. to commit terrorist acts. >> san jose police are appealing for help to get a wanted killer off the street. 20,000 dollar reward now offered for the capture of second man who took part in a string of weekend crimes. police have already arrested this man jonathan will banks who committed the crimes with this man. the 2 are caused of killing 22-year-old the man during attempted carjacking at 7-11. victims friends are asking the suspect to turn himself in. >> justice should be done and i hope the guy gets caught and serves life in prison. because that's not the way people should leave this earth. >>reporter: 2 gunmen also accused of robbing 4 businesses and wound ag
to shoot in areas like berkeley. anyone spotting the deer should call the california department of fish and game to come and help this animal as soon as possible. >>> it is about to get loud around east bay city of dublin. tomorrow morning the department of homeland security is directing a training session for a group of government agencies. the alameda county sheriff's office is warning residents that a series of explosions will be heard between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 in the afternoon. the officials say the explosions will not endanger in any people or property. it is just a drill. the weekend is upon us. meteorologist sandhya patel is here with our forecast. >> the warmth is almost near as the weekend is nearing. let's show uh -- show you a time lapse. this is what it looked like, fog and low clouds and the visibility was fluctuating in some areas. this is what your morning commute could look like. we do have some low clouds around and a patch of some dense fog around the watsonville area where visibility is down to a quarter of a mile. so you may run into some of this fog in the morning
on and second pg&e from california is on the way. a coastguard teams from novato and alameda have deployed to assist in the recovery. most teams will deal with the removal of hazardous waste. the mayor bowed to the pressure cancelling sunday's marathon. you spoke to bay area runners already preparing for the race. >> it's a big deal and every runner they agonized deciding if they should go. a few decided to go and now they are making plans what to do on sunday. >> this would have been the ninth marathon and would have been her final race but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation the city is still ceiling. >> i didn't think they were pulling resources to help runners when there are people missing and no power and food or heat. >> she and long with half a dozen runners had trained for months. some made the trip. chris king flew in last night and checked in for the race in the morning. >> we did. picked the race number and some merchandise, as well. >> donald made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >> i'm extremely conflicted about running this laugh. as long as it was on i tho
. it is tax hikes on every household. today california leaders said the voters have spoken, but it is not clear if lawmakers can return to washington and work together. congresswoman nancy pelosi spent the day mixing and mingling at the presidio. but fixing the country's finances was on her mind. >> we have a deficit we have to deal with. we have to do it with growth and the creation of jobs. we have to do it with cuts. we all know that, but we have t.o. do it with revenue. >> reporter: she will be returning to capitol hill pushing a deal backed by barack obama. that will include tax hikes on wealthier households. republicans who still control the u.s. house of representatives have started to dig in. >> raising tax rates will slow down our ability to crow 80 the jobs everybody wants. >> reporter: what are the consequences if law i can makers cannot make a deal. >> the fiscal clip is very bad if it happens. it means we could have a huge recession next year. >> reporter: if scheduled budget cuts are imposed an estimated 400 government jobs could be slashed and about 400,000 j
. but now phoenix, arizona, is jumping into the fray, trying to bring california businesses to their city. sergio quintana is live in san francisco with a look at what is happening. reporter: well, san francisco recently celebrated turning twitter into one of its newest corporate residents, and then recently -- actually in the last year, the bay area as a whole has been having a very good year. in fact one of the strongest economies in the country. but when california voters this week passed proposition 30, that's when phoenix business leaders decided, now is a great time to start searching for ceos to steal away. >> on election night, governor jerry brun celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the state's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales tax. >> we think the recent tax package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective, is going to start to dislodge the serial ceo management talent in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid turn that into an opportunity, the greater p
ornaments covered the 83-foot tree. >>> at california's great america in santa clara, the second annual global winter wonderland is under way. lights, plan -- lanterns and the lighting of the spectacular display. this is the only u.s. stop for the wonderland that features face painters, jugulars, fire dancers and fire eaters. love the fire eaters. >>> still to come, chaos across the country as millions turned out to get in on the black friday deals. we'll show you some of the biggest spots. >> and how you can shop and help out your community this weekend. >> and along with on-line shopping comes another problem, package theft. what you need to know to make sure your on-line purchases arrive at their destination. >> coming up next on "nightline" as millions take to the stores this black friday, we have an inside look at the new blockbuster individual yoy game that is looking to -- video game that is looking to out gun the competition. and we ta >>> we continue to follow the breaking news out of pinole. this is a live picture as crews frantically try to dig out a man who has been stuck in
of people. tonight the i team gets exclusive access to meeting of people from across california who formed a shadow government for when the real one collapses. >> i pledge allegiance. >>reporter: sounds like it. >> one nation under god. >>reporter: looks like it. >> and justice for all. >>reporter: but this isn't the old glory and i know. >> we are here to save our nation aren't we. >>reporter: this is the october meeting of the calf assembly of the republic for the united states of america. people from all of the state including the bay area gather in the central valley time once a month to plan for the future. the group believes active congress in 1871 made the u.s. government a private for profit corporation. members say after that congress changed its oath of office and that means the republican take over. >> basically as a member of congress they changed take an oath of office to corporation. at that immediate moment they vacated congress. >>reporter: republic has elected its own representatives. senators. even a president. they are waiting for the u.s. government to collapse
for allegedly carrying bomb-making materials will be in court tomorrow. jeffrey mcgann of southern california was taken into custody on wednesday night. he had a watch with fuses and wires. he had also had layers of insoles which were two sizes too big. he said he is an artist and what he was carrying was art work. mcbegan's lawyer gave us a statement and he said in part artists have artistically and mcgann didn't have the materials to hire anyone. it has been a wet weekend, but right now it is looking dry outside. the question is will it last? let's head to leigh glaser for a first check on weather and take a look at it. >> you can get a sense that while we are seeing mainly cloudy conditions out there, there are still some locations that are picking up a little moisture. not all of what you are seeing is actually reaching the ground. we have had reports, santa rosa a little light rain. san francisco a few sprinkles there and as we head out toward the east bay, concord, walnut creek and moraga and even as far east as san ramon and even toward brentwood. some of the low clouds producing some
recover. >> how northern california residents are lending a hand to help those in need on the east coast, a >> ama: good evening, i'm ama daetz in tonight's headlines, an art teacher in livermore has been arrested for indecent exposure. police say he was spotted exposing himself in car on halloween while trying to lure young trick-or-treaters. >> a firefighter sudden a back injury in richmond. the fire began in a rear storage area of a commercial building where an aa meeting was being conducted. >> a dredging crew in san rafael is getting credit for keeping a deck fire from getting out of hand. they used the excavator to pull the dredge close enough to use its fire hose on the flames. >> a san francisco family came home and found a dead man upstairs. police say he was burglar and was trying to get out of the house. he apparently stepped on a broken sink or toilet, fell and died. >> more than 2.6 million customers on the east coast remain without power tonight. it's been five days since sandy hit in manhattan, lights are back on. however, the other for rowes remain in the dark. the storm
persists he was sent to the director of the concussion center at california pacific medical center in san francisco. he says recent studies have shown children are actually at an elevated risk for brain damage. >> if they suffer another head injury before they have had a chance to recover from the initial head injury, the response to that can be more serious than when we see that with adults. >> the condition is known as second impact syndrome. children's brains are especially vulnerable when they are still healing. a second trauma during that window can interrupt that process. >> if there is interruption in that fragile state it can cause disruption in blood brain barrier and subsequent brain swelling. >> and even death. he says it can take several weeks or longer to confirm an injury has healed. during that time he advises patients to avoid taxing physical activity. a recent california law advises young players to get a doctor's clearance before returning to the field. griffin's father believes the new rules have sparked a change in culture on the practice field as well. >> because the
: sees candy at the embarcadero center is hiring. most see candy stores across northern california is hiring for the holiday and beyond. live in san francisco tonight, abc 7 news thank you. >> best bet forget ago decent christmas tree this year is look for a big one and buy it now. summer drought took the toll on crop all across the country and christmas trees are really suffering this year. selection is limited so you may want to buy one early and bigger is better because older trees are better in drought conditions. we are certainly expecting a lot of rain coming our way. sandhya has been tracking live doppler 7 h dm and is here now. >>reporter: yes. first i show you the fog that most of you dealt with this morning. this is from sausolito. djb tv and this is what the morning commute may lack leak. let's check out live doppler 7 hd and what it looks like from that perspective. we see fog dropping visibility down to mile in fairfield. quarter of a mile in napa. high cloud are starting to move in so may prevent the coastal areas from really getting much in the way of fog
. the focus is on seatbelt safety. last year 32 people in california were killed in collisions and two-thirds of them were not wearing their seatbelts. >> i started shifts about 5:00. traffic has been heavier. there has been quite a few accidents already i have responded to. >> the chp in the south bay say other cities like san carlos and redwood city asked for reserves in anticipation of black wednesday. the chp is emphasizing people have a nondrinking designated driver because interestingly they say they arrest a lot of designated drivers who thought it was okay to have a few drinks. reporting live on university avenue and palo alto, alan wang, abc7 news. jay black wednesday. alan, thanks. >>> sports is making news. late word on who will quarterback for the 49ers this sunday. coach jim harbaugh has has decided to start cappernick. he lead them to a big victory because smith was sidelined. but they say smith's health was not an issue in this decision. larry beil will show you what happened the last time cappernick faced the saints. that's coming up later in sports. >>> the rain has mo
county crashed in southern california and good samaritans pulled the couple to safety. it went down on the field of cal straight northridge. the pilot on his way to john wayne airport radioed he was having engine problems. they careen need a chain link fence and flipped over. >> a gentleman ripped off a door and me and my friend and another gentleman got out a lady. she was saying her legs hurt. her husband was in the airplane, so we got the man and he was gushing blood down his face. joy despite the description the man and woman are described with minor injuries. no one on the ground was hurt. >>> and now to leigh glaser for our first check on the weather and what is happening outside right now. leigh? >> ama, right now live doppler 7 is showing you clear skies and it is being reported up toward santa rosa where they have a quarter mile visibility. the fog is a big problem across the bay area. we will see it tomorrow morning. current readings in the 50s and as we look at the accu-weather 7 forecast coming up. >>> protests in egypt are growing more intense. three days after mohamed
is in -- california animal rights activist is in china trying to stop a slaughter. >> dan and carolyn, the japanese government has refused to stop its annual whale and dolphin hunting season. we have new video of the hunt going on right now. i took the:00 tau vies complaints. you will hear how they defend the slaughter. >> and a suspect puts his hands up and surrenders to police. do they really have to tas him? >> and then later on "nightline." >> coming up next on "nightline" the real story in the election of barack obama. and what it says about a changing america. we are looking at blacks and hispanics and single women tip the scales in this election. and what has happened to apple stocks. the golden company is sliding a bit. we are taking a look. that's on "nightline." >> stay with us. >>> a life and death struggle is underway in japan. the capture and slaughter of dolphins and small whales. >> and an animal rights activist is there trying to stop it. dan noyes took the complaints to san francisco and he is here with an i-team investigation. >> the japanese government received intense pressure t
home to rancho palace -- palos-verdes in southern california. we heard he took it off and covered it with a coat. >> it had a toggle switch, a series of fuses, series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board. >> reporter: alameda county sheriff sergeant jd nelson said even though mcgann was not in possession of the explosives, the bomb squad determined he had what is needed to make a timing device for a bomb. police say his boots were two sizes too big and stuffed with layers of in soles like shoe bomber richard reid. >> they had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. >> an area where something could be statuted. stashed. his shirt was military style and tier gnaw kit -- turn kit in the sleeve. it can stop the bleeding if your arm is injury. and there is always the concern that this could have been a dry run. in the newsroom, ama date, abc7 news. >> thank you. let's go overseas. a massive blast rocked gaza city as israel and hamas edge closer to the brink of war. it struck the police headquarterses and it was more than 180 strikes in the past few hours. the battle beg
to extended shopping hours on thanksgiving night is growing online, target employee in california started a petition, calling or on stores to give back thanksgiving to employees the and they're families. now there's more than 40 petitions with 238,000 signatures. >> shoppers are already lining up for the black friday specials. this camper is outside best buy in san diego county. she hopes to save upwards of $2,000. she started camping more than a week ahead of black friday. >>> and tents are going up outside best buy in ft. myers, florida. sean kelly and his family have claimed the first spot for six of the last seven years and plan have to thanksgiving day there. >> you can sniff your way to love. people at parties are using their keen sense of smell to find a mate. they bring a t-shirt they slept and then assigned a number. then everyone gathers around the table of shirts to sniff away. >> sniffing t-shirts, sounds weird, but people will do anything for love. >> ama: all comes down to pheromones. experts say they're as unique as a fingerprint and can't hurt if it helps find a match. >>
in california. >> mike: okay. the college football, stanford wrapped up the pac-12 title game, beating ucla in southern cal and as usual it was the stepfan taylor show. you won't b >> mike: well, stanford had to beat ucla today in the season finale to advance to the pac-12 title game next week against, ucla. cardinal on the move early, 11 plays, 5-yard, kevin hogan with time, finds receiver drew terrell wide open in the end zone. 7 or in a flash. ucla freshman hundredley -- hundley with the pass. game time. stanford, showing off the wildcat. anthony takes the snap. runs it up the gut. 14-7 cardinal. next trierks stepfan taylor breaks through, this time to the open field. no one catches him. sets a school record with his 21st 100-yard game. third quarter, hundley, picked we richards. 22nd straight game with a turnover for stanford's defense. fourth longest streak in the nation. look at this catch, had to squeeze it on his helmet. 142 yards on 20 carries in three quarters. stanford wins 35-17. taking the pac-12 north division, they'll face ucla on friday for the pac-12 championship. >> take i
. >> california emergency management agency says the stormy weather serves as remin reminder for all of to us get ready for rainy season or natural disaster. stock emergency kit with battery operated radio and flash lights extra battery and 3 day supply of food world trade center for everyone in the family and manual can opener. the guidelines for building that emergency kit and developing an emergency plan for your family are posted writ now open our web site. you will find it under see it on tv. >>> now we will be tracking the storm with life doppler 7 hd and team of reporters leif coverage continues tomorrow at 4:30 am with the abc 7 morning news and live update of course throughout the day. stay with us. we'll be with you as the storm continues to kilometer ashore. >> dozens of arriving flights delayed at sfo because of strong winds and low cloud cover. delay anywhere from 25 minutes to 3 hours. tomorrow morning probably be just as bad maybe even worse so be sure to check ahead if you have a flight to catch. >> did you know south problems continue at the burbank airport where runway li
celebrates the special day. city leaders say the parade is the biggest in northern california with 2700 participants and 6,000 spectators. marching bands, helicopters and plenty of veterans made a special day unforgettable. >>> still to come on ac7 news at 11:00, the massive construction project designed to secure the safety of your drinking water. how it works coming up in tonight's assignment 7 report. and an unusual use for a lot of spare change. how one woman put all of her pennies to work for her. and we will look at the national and state travel map. if you are taking to the skies tomorrow, we will talk about our accu-weather seven-day >>> there is a massive construction project underway to secure the safety of the region's water supply. part of that project includes digging a massive hole in newark. abc7 news anchor dan ashley has the assignment 7 report. >> nearly nine stories below sea level they are shoring up the massive hole. the shaft will provide millions of people in the bay area with fresh, clean water. digging this hole in unstable mud and water presented the project en
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